|Updated April 20, 2017|
the Birds, Saturday through May 29, The Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd.,
Milwaukee. Easter lilies and other spring blooms set the stage for the
seasonal presentation focused on birds. Opening weekend, the show will
run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Easter Bunny will
appear from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Theme days will be: April 22
- Very Fairy Princess Day; May 6-7 - Art in the Green; May 14 -
Jewelry is Fun Mother’s Day show and sale; May 27 - Our Feathered
Friends. 414-257-5611 or visit countyparks.com.
of Women Luncheon, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Potawatomi Hotel
& Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. Business leaders and
community members join the organization for the opportunity to
network, hear testimonies from program participants, and offer
and Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday,
St. John the Evangelist Church gym, 8500 W. Cold Spring Road,
Greenfield. Sponsored by the Christian Women Society. 414-321-1965.
Night and Day, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,
Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee. Participating businesses set own
Country Antiques and Garden Show, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Waukesha County Expo
Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Dealers will feature items from
the 18th century through modernism, including garden ornaments, folk
art, vintage, industrial, furniture, paintings, Civil War, sports,
stoneware, jewelry, funky decorations. Antiquescenteratwales.com.
Beyond the Feeder: Bird Identification” 9 a.m. to noon
Saturday, Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin.
Indoor component covers basic bird identification and binocular use,
then go outside to watch birds. Binoculars will be available for free
use during the program. Pre-session hike at 7:30 a.m., at no
additional fee. Register today. $15; Milwaukee County residents, $12;
and Friends of Wehr members, $10. $3 parking fee is in effect; Friends
of Wehr Members receive free parking. 414-425-8550.
Legal Clinic for Veterans, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Zablocki Veterans
Administration grounds main hospital building, 5000 W. National Ave.,
West Milwaukee. The Milwaukee County Veterans’ Legal Support Group,
compromised of circuit
court judges and court commissioners, with representatives of veterans
service organizations, will be available.
annual Spring River Cleanup, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, more than 50
spots along the Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic rivers. Annual
Earth Day cleanup removes tons of trash, improving local waterways.
Free T-shirts. After-party for volunteers with Rock the Green at
Estabrook Park, Picnic Area No. 8. To register, visit http://milwaukeeriverkeeper.org/annual-spring-river-cleanup/.
Day of Service at Riverside Park, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Riverside
Park, 1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee. A working celebration followed by
lunch. Family hikes and mini service projects from 9:30 a.m. to 11
Earth Day of Service at Washington Park, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Washington Park Urban Ecology Center, 1850 N. 40th St., Milwaukee. Work in the morning and have a community lunch. Free.
fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 22, Waukesha Public Library, 321
Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. Readers - preschool to adult - read as long
as they wish. Bring a book or select from the library’s shelves.
Donations support special library programs and services. Hosted by the
Friends of the Waukesha Public Library.
South Shore Garden
Club’s 22nd annual luncheon and fashion show, 9:30 a.m. April 22,
Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The Goodwill
Industries fashion show will focus on the 1970s. Vendors, raffles and
a cash bar. $40 for members, $45 for nonmembers, $15 for children
younger than 12. Parking is free. Profits fund horticulture education
and scholarships, books for local schools, Arbor Day awards, and more.
Call in reservations and menu to Rita
Muscle Madness, 10 a.m. pre-judging and 5 p.m. finals April 22,
Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Men’s
and women’s bodybuilding contest. $15 for pre-judging and $30 and
$35 finals. Guest posers Akim Williams and Seth Feroce. npcm3.com.
March for Science
- Milwaukee, speakers at 2 p.m. April 22, march at 3 p.m., departing
from Red Arrow Park downtown. Part of a worldwide march, organizers
say it was prompted by policy changes that have worried scientists and
their concerns are shared by others. sciencemarchmke.com.
Experience, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 22, Marcus Center for the
Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. $35 and up.
Scores Cup Charity
Indoor Soccer Tournament, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 22, Uihlein Soccer
Park, 7101 W. Good Hope Road, Milwaukee. Raffles and food. Funds
raised go directly to providing programming to urban children in the
Milwaukee area. email@example.com, 414-358-2711,
re: Craft and
Relic, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 and April 23, Milwaukee County
Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road, Franklin. More than 150 vendors,
DIY workshops, live music, local food vendors and more. $7 at door, 12
and younger free; special online tickets at recraftandrelic.com/tickets.html.
Big Bend Fire
Department annual Pancake Breakfast and Open House, 7 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. April 23, Big Bend Fire Station No. 1, W230-S9185 Nevins St., Big
Bend. $7 for all-you-can-eat pancakes, children younger than 5 eat
free. Eggs available. Fire, emergency medical services and police
displays, free blood pressure checks, and Flight for Life - weather
permitting. Door prizes, raffles.
Birding with poet
Chuck Stebelton and friends, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. April 23, Lynden
Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Free to
members; nonmembers pay sculpture garden fee. 414-446-8794,
archbishop of the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9:30 a.m. April
23, Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 12012 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa. A meal
of celebration will follow. mtzionlutheran.org.
Swap Meet and Raffle Book Launch Party, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 23,
Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Live
music, concessions (special diets considered), bar service. Sponsored
by the Kettle Moraine Chapter of the Harley Owners Group. 262-352-0684
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